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Ranked Choice Voting

The Problem

The Problem

When voters feel like they have to choose between the lesser-of-two-evils, that's not real choice.

Our Solution

Our Solution

Ranked choice voting gives every voter a meaningful vote.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Check out our Activist Toolkit to advocate for better elections with ranked choice voting.

Where it's used

Ranked choice voting is used in cities across the country. For more information, click here

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Quick Takes

FairVote's brief and timely commentary on the latest news.

Boulder voters have opportunity to adopt ranked choice voting

Matthew Oberstaedt

Voters in Boulder, Colorado will soon get to decide if they want to elect their mayor directly using ranked choice voting (RCV). Currently, Boulder’s mayor is chosen by the City Council from among its own members. 

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Proposed Bill by Senator Rubio Would Take Pressure off a Strained Electoral System

Drew Penrose

The infrastructure we use to elect the President of the United States is a complex machine cobbled together by disparate actors, often under-resourced and under pressure; a strong enough force in the wrong place could cause it to collapse. We saw glimpses of that in the 2000 election and again in 2016. Yet as we enter an election already strained by a global pandemic, many of the structural weaknesses in our presidential election system remain unaddressed.

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Washington Post Columnist Henry Olsen Points to Ranked Choice Voting as Solution to Presidential Primary Flaws

Adam Ginsburg

This week, as former Vice President Joe Biden formally assumes the role as the Democratic Party’s standard-bearer at the Democratic National Convention, it is instructive to remember how we got here.

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